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Halifax Herald
April 2006

 

ABBOTT, Carrie Margaret
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 5, 2006
ABBOTT, Carrie Margaret
- 92, Halifax, passed away in the QEII Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, April 2, 2006. Born in Port aux Basques, she was a daughter of the late Wilson and Hannah (Gillam) Kettle. She was a loving housewife and mother. She is survived by daughter, Mary Lee, Halifax; son, David, Halifax; friend and former husband, Cyril Abbott, Seabright; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 12 brothers and sisters. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Halifax, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, followed by burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: cruikshankhalifaxfh@alderwoods.com


BUTTON, Ian
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 15, 2006
BUTTON, Ian - Thomas Ian Button
, age 30, passed away suddenly in Ottawa, Ont., on Sunday, April 9, 2006. He will be sadly missed by his wife and best friend, Michelle (Gaudet), and his unborn child. Loving son of Judy (Graham) and Dr. Eric Button of Gander, N.L. Beloved brother of Mark (Jennifer). He is survived by his grandmother, Eileen Graham, Nova Scotia; aunts, Barbara (Charles Brown) and Cathy (Lennie Thompson), and uncles, Reginald Button (Rita), David Graham (Heather) and Donald Graham (Nina). Friends paid respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 3000 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, Ont., on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral today in Barrhaven United Church for service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Arthritis Society or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated. Kelly Funeral Homes 613-235-6712. www.kellyfh.ca


COOMBS, William "Bill"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 9, 2006
COOMBS, William "Bill"
- 82. It is with great regret and sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Bill Coombs, on April 6, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Born February 1, 1924, in Piccarie, N.L., he was a son of the late Susannah (Piccott) and Benjamin Coombs. He spent his early years on various fishing vessels in both Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. He moved to Halifax in 1951, and worked for a few years as a carpenter. He began working at the Halifax Shipyards in the Sheet Metal Shop in January of 1956, and truly enjoyed every one of his 33 years there until his retirement in February 1989. He loved spending his time surrounded by family and friends. He enjoyed sharing stories about his life, and was always up for a game of cards. He was a selfless, fun loving man, who always put his family first, and was always a good listener. He was an active member of Emmanuel Anglican Church for over 40 years.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Myrtle (Drake) Coombs; daughter, Sharon; son-in-law, Lenard Kenney, and his "Greatest Joy", his only grandchild, Hailey; sister, Ann Strickland, all of Halifax; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Bertha Billiard, Lilly Rendell, Jane Pike (all of Newfoundland); Martha Kendall (Halifax); brothers, Albert, who was lost at sea on the "Caribou" during the Second World War, Harold Dominie (Halifax). Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation was held Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday, April 10 at 11 a.m. in Emmanuel Anglican Church, 322 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield, Rev. Dianne Frye officiating. Interment to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Flowers welcome. Donations in Bill's memory can be made to QEII Foundation, Dialysis Unit. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff at Melville Heights Retirement Residence for their care and concern over the last three years. He thought so much of all of you. Also to the nurses in the Dialysis Unit in the Dickson Building for your care and compassion over the last few years. Many thanks to EHS Paramedics, staff at the QEII Emergency Department, specifically Dr. Ryan Henneberry and Marsha Hudson. Bill was a wonderful husband, great father and grandfather, faithful friend and above all else... he was "Always a Gentleman". He will be forever missed by all who knew him.


EDWARDS, Joseph Walter "Joey"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 15, 2006
EDWARDS, Joseph Walter "Joey"
- It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of a son, a brother, an uncle and a friend. Joey, aged 27, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Twin Oaks Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour. He was born in Lewisporte, N.L., and moved to Nova Scotia in 1995. Joey went to school at Lewisporte Integrated Elementary and continued his schooling in Nova Scotia, graduating in 2000 from Eric Graves School, Dartmouth. His other interests included swimming at the YMCA in Dartmouth, movies and science fiction.

Joey was predeceased by his father, Joe Edwards. He is survived by his mother, Lorraine Edwards, Dartmouth; his birth mother and her husband, Marlene and Bryan Little, Louisiana; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ken Edwards, Newfoundland; LeMont and Suesan Edwards, Alberta; David Edwards, Dartmouth; Michael and Tara Lynn Beuree-Edwards, Dartmouth; his birth brother, Cory Moyles and partner Sandra Winstanley, Ontario, and his birth sister, Kayla Moyles and partner Michael Lovell, Dartmouth. He was a special uncle to Matthew, Mitchell, Alexandria, Nicholas and Natasha.

Joey had several other special family members in Newfoundland as well. Joey was a wonderful friend to all who knew him and was loved by many. The family would like to thank all who helped care for Joey throughout his life, with a special thanks to his caregivers, Cara Currie and Brian Beazley, and the staff of Twin Oaks Hospital for the special care and attention they have given our beloved Joey. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 16, with funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Interment in Newfoundland at a later date. Flowers are graciously welcomed or donations may be made to Twin Oaks Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour in Joey's memory. Condolences may be sent to Joey's family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
"Joey touched many lives and will be dearly missed by all."


FORBES, Jean Stewart, RN, PHN and B.Sc.N.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 27, 2006
FORBES, Jean Stewart, RN, PHN and B.Sc.N
. - 99, Halifax, passed away April 25, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in St. John's, N.L., on April 13, 1907, she was the eldest daughter of the late Robert and Lydiann MacLean Forbes. She grew up in New Glasgow and began her nursing career in Ottawa Civic General and went on to receive a diploma in Public Health Nursing in 1932. After further studies at Columbia University in New York, in mid-career, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, majoring in teaching and supervision in Public Health Nursing. Her nursing career was spent with the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON), becoming District Director of the Halifax Branch in 1944, retiring from that position in 1967. She continued to contribute to nursing with volunteer work at the Victoria General School of Nursing Library, Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia Library and the RNANS Bulletin. Education was very important to her. She never stopped learning herself and she encouraged her nurses to continue with their own education.

Aunt Jean was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her parents; her brother, Theodore; sisters, Margaret Mackie and Olga Grant; brother, Gordon; nephew, Robert Mackie. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, Jean Cox, Camden, Me.; Nancy Grant, Dartmouth; Elizabeth Higgins, Quispamsis, N.B.; Peter Grant, New Glasgow; Christy Ashby, Charlottetown; Karen Forbes, Stellarton; Jim Forbes, Montreal; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Forbes, Montreal. She will be missed and remembered by her family, her friends and the staff at The Berkeley for her cheerful demeanor and concern for others. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, 6955 Bayers Rd., Halifax, NS B3L 4S4. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 28, from 10-11 a.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Lorne Street Cemetery, New Glasgow, at 2:30 p.m.


HOWELL (Martin), Annie Geraldine "Gerry"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 17, 2006
HOWELL (Martin), Annie Geraldine "Gerry"
- 85, Halifax, passed away peacefully April 15, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Harbour Grace, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Florence (Mercer) Martin. Her quick wit, energy and laughter will be missed by all her friends and family, especially by her sons, David (Janet), Edmonton; Francis (Rosemarie), Halifax; Gerald (Marianne), Surrey, B.C.; Donald (Joy), Bedford; Paul (Darlene), James (Cheryl), both of Lower Sackville; daughter, Diane McDonald (William), Bridgewater; sister, Florence Haus (Gerald), Cobourg, Ont.; 16 grandchildren and a great-grandson. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Francis Howell; brothers, Richard, Edward, Derek, and Chesley; sister, Alma; granddaughter, Christie. Gerry graduated from Memorial University in 1940 as a teacher and after the Second World War, immigrated to Canada, married, and for the next 60 years, was a wife and mother to her seven children. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in St. Paul's United Church, 173 Old Sambro Rd., Halifax, Rev. Calvin Ginn officiating. Interment in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Middle Sackville. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. E-mail condolences to: snowfh@alderwoods.com


HULL, Elizabeth "Betty"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 21, 2006
HULL, Elizabeth "Betty"
- 83, Halifax, formerly of St. Alban's, N.L., passed away in the VG Site, QEII, on April 17, 2006. Living in Halifax since 1947, she was a former employee of the Halifax Infirmary, old Queen Street site. She is survived by cousins, nieces and nephews in Newfoundland; godchild, Anne LeReux, St. John's, N.L.; long-time friend, Roy Currie, Bedford. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Catherine Hull (St. Alban's, N.L.); sister, Mary Davis (St. Alban's, N.L.), Caroline Ball (Isle aux Morts, N.L.); brothers, Bill, Norman, Jerome (St. Alban's, N.L.). Cremation has taken place. Memorial mass 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22, in Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, St. Stephen's Site, corner of Robie Street and Normandy Drive, Halifax, Father Gilbert Bertrand O.M.I. officiating. Private committal service in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or Feed Nova Scotia Society.


LAHEY, Gladys Daisy
The Chronicle Heald, Halifax, April 12, 2006
LAHEY, Gladys Daisy
- 76, Dartmouth, died April 11, 2006, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in St. John's, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Hezekiah and Elizabeth (Weste) Blundon. She was an avid bingo and card player, and loved to socialize at the Dartmouth Seniors Centre. She is survived by daughters, Linda Hines (Richard MacDougall) and Elizabeth Lahey, both of Dartmouth; brothers, Charlie, Lawrencetown; Fred, Newfoundland; sister, Hilda, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Douglas Hines, Zatora Hines, and Kacee MacDougall. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice Lahey; four sisters and five brothers. The family would like to offer sincere thanks to the caring, dedicated staff of the Transitional Care Unit at Dartmouth General Hospital. Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, with funeral service 1 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Patricia Malin officiating, both in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St. (466-2360). Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


MacLEOD, Hannah "Grace"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 22, 2006
MacLEOD, Hannah "Grace"
- 82, Valley View Villa, Riverton, formerly of 314 South Foord St., Stellarton, passed away Friday, April 21, 2006, in the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow.

Grace was born June 22, 1923, in Salmon Cove, N.L., daughter of the late Samuel and Gladys (Trickett) Peach. When she was 16 she emigrated from Newfoundland and worked in the Hamilton Biscuit Factory in Pictou and in Carl Bate's store, New Glasgow. With her husband, John, they operated MacLeod's Grocery in Stellarton for 23 years. She was a member of Sharon St. John United Church and the Miriam Unit of the UCW. She was also a member of the Riverton Women's Institute.

She is survived by daughter, Catherine Stone (Stephen), Dartmouth; son, Robert (Marie), Stellarton; grandchildren, Hannah Stone, Vancouver; John and Keith MacLeod, Stellarton; brother, Clayton (Mildred) Peach, Carbonear, N.L.; sisters, Dorothy (Leslie) Slade, Sydney; Jean Casteel, South Dakota; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John A. MacLeod, and brother, Bert Peach. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton with Rev. Fred Archibald officiating. Burial will be in Upper Carriboo River Cemetery, Carriboo River. Donations may be made to Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton; Valley View Villa, Riverton; Aberdeen Palliative Care Society, or any charity of your choice.


MAY, Ivan Alden
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 18, 2006
MAY, Ivan Alden
- 48, of 45 Thomas St., Shelburne, passed away at home April 16, 2006. Born in Garnish, N.L., he was a son of Otto and the late Gladys (Grandy) May. Ivan worked as a welder at Shelburne Ship Repairs. He was a member of CAW, Local 9 Union and Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 63. He is survived by his common-law wife, the former Gail Nickerson; stepmother, Sophia May; stepchildren, Nicky (Freeman) Pemberton, Upper Clyde; Gavin (Veronica) Goulden, Vancouver, B.C.; brothers, Byron (Patsy), Newfoundland; Robert (Daisy), Ontario; stepbrother, Kevin (Lori) Hobbs, Port Hawkesbury; sisters, Ivy (Thomas) Coady, Newfoundland; Barbara (Mark) Goodwin, Amherst; Dawn (Michael) Nickerson; several nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Sebashton, Samara and Sloan. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Pamela Kaminsky. Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Chapel in Shelburne with Rev. James Ogden officiating. Interment of ashes in Pine Grove Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.


ROSE, George Thomas Clayton
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 22, 2006
ROSE, George Thomas Clayton
- Died April 20, 2006, at the age of 92 at his adopted home at Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax. Born August 19, 1913 in Harbour Breton, N.L., Clayton was a son of the late Captain George and Martha Rose. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Caroline and is survived by his sons, Chris (Susan), Yarmouth; Brian, Halifax; his daughter, Brenda Leavitt (Brian), Vancouver, B.C.; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was a proud veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy, having served in the Second World War and later in the merchant navy. He served Canada for 27 years before retiring as the senior harbour pilot for the Canadian Navy in 1977. His pride in his service was renewed with his residence at Camp Hill and in 2003 he represented all veterans at Remembrance Day ceremonies, laying a wreath on their behalf. He was a member of the Royal Sussex Lodge No. 6, A.F. & A.M., for more than 50 years and was a member of the congregation at St. James Anglican Church. The family wishes to thank the many veterans, staff and volunteers at Camp Hill and the Halifax Infirmary for making their father's last years truly happy ones. Clayton will be remembered with other veterans at the monthly memorial service at Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Room 1613 on May 29, at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


SANFORD (Brewer), Violet
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 5, 2006
SANFORD (Brewer), Violet
- The family of Violet Sanford, 86, are sad to report her passing away peacefully at home in Lunenburg on Friday, March 31, 2006. Born in Epworth, N.L., in 1919, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Rogers) Brewer. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was predeceased by her husband, Alfred; infant son, Norman; sisters, Suzanne Cook, Ida Smith, and brother, Norman Brewer. She is survived by daughters, Shirley Sanford, Nancy (Harry) Campbell, both of Halifax; Lynn (Andrew) Johnson, Lunenburg; Rebecca (Garth) Hancock, Halifax; son, Gregory (Kitty), Halls Harbour; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. No. 3, Lunenburg, where a service celebrating Violet's life will be held Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m., Rev. Ida Whitehouse officiating. Cremation has taken place and her ashes will be returned to Epworth at a later date. Family flowers only, memorial donations may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, Lunenburg County Branch. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca


SAVOURY, Florence
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 27, 2006
SAVOURY, Florence
- 88, Halifax, passed away April 26, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Belleoram, N.L., she was the daughter of the late William and Frances Savoury.

Florence was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by husband, Conrad Savoury; daughters, Hilda Whittle, Alberta; Florence Dominix, Alberta; Judy-Ann Organ, St. Albans, N.L.; Emily (Leventus) Gould, Bedford; stepdaughter, Linda Savoury (Neil Rushton), Dartmouth; sons, Levi (Lorraine) Dominix, Lakeside; Joseph (Donna) Dominix, Herring Cove; Norman (Debbie) Dominix, Cow Bay; Leventus (Paula) Dominix, Dartmouth; Harvey Dominix, Halifax; Lando (Elaine) Dominix, Spryfield; stepson, Cyril (Chantelle) Savoury, Drydon, Ont.; son-in-law, John Dominix, Belleoram, N.L.; 34 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren. Florence was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was predeceased by daughter, Jessie Dominix; 22 brothers and sisters, and former husband, Thomas. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Friday. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Harley Kynock officiating. Cremation to follow the service. Interment will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


SMITH, Louis Philip "Lou"
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 25, 2006
SMITH, Louis Philip "Lou"
- 48, Lake Echo, passed away April 23, 2006, in QEII Health Sciences Centre. Born in Grand Bank, N.L., he was a son of Charles and the late Jean (Ayres) Smith (Fortune, N.L.). He was chief engineer with Maritime Life for 15 years and recently an engineer with Manulife. He enjoyed camping, boating and making model boats.

He is survived by his father, Charles (Elizabeth), Hardwoodlands; brothers, Wayne (Nancy), Enfield; Dennis (Dianne), Mount Pearl, N.L.; Brian (Christina), Fortune, N.L.; Harold, Calgary, Alta.; sister, Wanda (Robin) Zinck, Wellington; nephew, Gregory, Calgary, Alta.; nieces, Denise and Sheri, both of Newfoundland; aunts, Lucy, St. Lawrence, N.L.; Rose (Donald), Campbellton, N.L.; Beryl, British Columbia; Dot, Epworth, N.L.; uncle, Barry, Prince Rupert, B.C.; dear friends, Kathy Sutherland, Dartmouth, and Donna Perry, Moncton, N.B. He was predeceased by his mother, Jean; older brother, Donald, and several aunts and uncles. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in Cole Harbour Funeral Home, 1234 Cole Harbour Rd., Dartmouth (902-462-5601). Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society Research Foundation. A very special thank you to all the staff and volunteers on 7A Palliative Care.
Your caring and compassion are beyond compare.


VAUGHAN, Margaret M.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 1, 2006
VAUGHAN, Margaret M.
- 78, Halifax, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Botwood, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Cora (Harvey) Macdonald. She is survived by sons, Henry G., Halifax; Rev. Canon Kenneth (Barb), Annapolis Royal; grandsons, Rev. Thomas (Rev. Krista Hilton), Tim (Kim), Scott, Jeff, Danny, and Doug; great-grandson, Cole; sister, Kitty Jewers, Botwood; son-in-law, Clyde (Lynn) Evans. She was predeceased by husband, Thomas Allen; daughter, Helena. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Homes. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held in Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax, time and date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. On-line condolences can be made at: www.rawalker.ca

VAUGHAN, Margaret Marion
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April, 2006
VAUGHAN, Margaret Marion
- 78, Halifax, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Corner Brook, N.L., she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Cora (Harvey) Macdonald. Margaret grew up in Botwood, N.L., graduating from Bishop Spencer College, St. John's, N.L., and shortly thereafter she began a nursing program in St. John's. While at home on summer vacation she met her late husband Thomas, who was working with the Bank of Montreal in Botwood at that time. Margaret changed from nursing to being a loving wife and mother.

Tom's work with the bank took him and Margaret to many communities around the Atlantic Provinces. Margaret was faithful to her church, involved in the A.C.W., the Altar Guild and choir in St. Mary's, Chatham, N.B.; St. Peter's, Birch Cove; Holy Trinity, Yarmouth; Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed holidays at their summer residence at Bay du Vin, Miramichi, N.B. Margaret did casual work over the years in many branches of the Bank of Montreal. In 1969 she started working full-time with the bank, retiring 19 years later.

She was a proud and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and family gatherings were always her most treasured times. She is survived by sons, Henry G., Halifax; Rev. Canon Kenneth (Barb), Annapolis Royal; son-in-law, Clyde (Lynne) Evans; grandsons, Rev. Thomas (Rev. Krista Hilton), Douglas, Tim (Kim), Scott, Jeff, and Danny; great-grandson, Cole; sister, Kitty Jewers, Botwood. She was predeceased by husband, Thomas Allan; daughter, Helena; brothers, Kenneth and Donald; sister, Mona. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Homes. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, in Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax, Right Reverend F.J. Hiltz, assisted by Right Reverend Sue Moxley and Very Reverend Glen Burgomaster. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. On-line condolences at: www.rawalker.ca


WOUNDY, William "Bill" Sr.
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, April 20, 2006
WOUNDY, William "Bill" Sr.
- 87, Lunenburg, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2006, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Epworth, N.L., he was a son of the late John and Janie (Wrixon) Woundy. Bill started his sea going career at the age of 15, fishing out of dories and side trawlers. He later started his career as cook on various scallop vessels and was chief cook with the Research Vessel, Vema, and then retired after a number of years as chief cook with the Department of Transportation Ice Breakers. He was a member of Central United Church, Lunenburg.

He is survived by daughters, Jane (Robert) Cleveland, Lunenburg; Cynthia (Peter) Creaser, West Clifford; son, William Jr. (Edna) Woundy, Martin's Brook; sister, Gertrude Matthews, Collins Cove, N.L.; grandchildren, Bobbie (Cathy) Cleveland, Wendy (David) Hodder, Stephanie Hynick, Ted (Sonja) Woundy; great-grandchildren, Corey Hodder, Christopher Hodder, Laura-Lee Hynick, Jason and Krista Cleveland. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Elsie "Evelyn" Riggs. Memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will be a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses of Lunenburg County, South Shore Palliative Care, Central United Church or a charity of your choice. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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